Lecturer in Soft Condensed Matter Physics

£33797 - £40322 per annum
Monday, 13 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department The Department of Physics at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the fixed term role of Lecturer until 30 September 2023. The post has been created while a colleague undertakes a Fellowship and will end when the Fellowship concludes. We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests in the broad field of Soft Condensed Matter Physics and we are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a focus on experimental interfacial science, including related instrumental developments and that can enhance the research we are currently doing in Durham.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching at an exciting and progressive institution. For more information, please visit our Department pages at www.dur.ac.uk/physics or or

Lecturers (Fixed term) at Durham The role of a fixed term Lecturer at Durham provides the opportunity to deliver outstanding education and research within an inclusive and supportive environment that is staffed by world class colleagues. Lecturers will be supported to develop their academic careers by training and financial support in research and education, guided by a designated mentor.

The primary focus of this role is on research and teaching but there will also be the opportunity to engage in wider citizenship within the University and beyond.

This role of Lecturer is for a fixed term to provide cover while a colleague undertakes a Fellowship and will end when the Fellowship concludes. It is not anticipated that this period would be extended beyond the fixed term.

Lecturer in Soft Condensed Matter Physics Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of instrument development for advanced scientific research, with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.